As I began the blog there were plenty of people who told us that what we were doing was “nice” but it will have little effect on the concussion issue. The easiest and actual response was “so what?” I honestly did not care if people didn’t take the information we wanted to present seriously; I KNEW that someone would.
The original concept was to gather stories and information from as many sources I could find on the limited time I have to devote to the blog. Fortunately we were able to add contributors that have helped in this endeavor (looking at you Noodle), as well as Parent Advocates and the occasional “anonymous poster”.
We believe the information is valid and “blog-worthy” in order to make people aware of the ever-changing issue of concussions. As viewers and commentors have increased over time we believe that we are on the right path.
A lot of the emails and comments I receive in confidence take umbrage with the “attacks” on the NFL and major sports. I can see that angle and appreciate the candor, however it is those entities that we will gain the most profound guidance Continue reading